While the ADA is a critical advocacy tool, its ultimate goal -- assimilation into mainstream life -- will not be achieved without a major cultural shift, writes Laura Beretsky.
Others who participated in the study might have unknown twin siblings, writes Sarah Ruth Bates, and the university should release the data.
The legislature’s failure to pass the Healthy Youth Act means there are still no rules when it comes to sex ed in Massachusetts, writes Jaclyn Friedman.
Overall, Trump’s ideas for fighting the drug-cost colossus are akin to taking a toothpick to a fencing match. But since he typically enters policy battles disarmed of any decent ideas...
Sex talk 2.0 is about being more present, listening more and talking more, writes Maribeth McKeon Sanabria.
For the families of addicts, every story about the state's opioid crisis feels personal, writes Brenden Layte, whose father has a crack addiction.
Brett Kavanaugh upheld key parts of the Affordable Care Act in two cases, writes Carmel Shachar, but he's not as friendly to the health care policy as those decisions might...
In a global resolution, the Trump administration reportedly tried to remove a section that called on governments to "protect, promote and support breastfeeding."
It’s hard to overstate the catastrophic changes to our national fabric that may be coming, writes Jaclyn Friedman, but now's the time to pour real energy into ensuring that our...
Vote yes on the transgender ballot question in November to keep bathrooms, and public life, open to everyone, writes Debra Malina.
Autism, diagnosed in nearly 3 percent of kids in some communities, is a public health emergency, writes Ilyse Levine-Kanji. Her eldest son was diagnosed 18 years ago.
Like Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, my husband died by suicide, leaving our daughters and loving family struggling, wondering why.
The biotech industry needs to invest more in developing therapies for childhood diseases, ideally ones that can be given before symptoms arise, writes Geoff McDonough.
It's time for the life sciences industry to expand access and opportunity to more women, people of color and people at all socioeconomic levels, writes David Lucchino, the chairman of...
What I’m advocating for is not a miracle -- it’s a health system that patients can rely on for quality, reliable care, writes Ophelia Dahl. It’s also a system that...
The catastrophic storm plunged Puerto Ricans backward in time, writes Abby Maxman, the president and CEO of Oxfam America. Some think their island will never recover.
As author Anne Mackin watches her son and his European fiancee decide where to live, she wonders how the U.S. can compete with Europe and Canada.
There is a vast difference between being sad and suffering from the mental illness that I and millions of others live with, writes Jane Roper.
The local bus, which has long been seen as an uncool “loser cruiser,” is now being recast as modern, environmentally sound and socially responsible transportation, writes Fred Hewett.
Investors and executives aren't losing sleep over future hits to their bottom lines, writes Rich Barlow. Indeed, Big Pharma stocks rose on news of the president’s proposals.